Colorado Cleantech Industries Assoc. Announces 2016 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge Presenters
CCIA developed the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge in partnership with Noble Energy, Encana and ConocoPhillips to assist the extractive energy industry in identifying new technologies to make energy development safer, cleaner and more environmentally responsible. After a broad call for applications, the partners selected 12 companies, nine of which are U.S. based, with three joining the program from Canada. Finalists are invited to pitch their technology to investors and decision-makers from the oil and natural gas industries.
Companies responding to the Challenge were asked to present innovative technologies capable of working on issues related to unmanned aerial vehicles, the internet of things/digital oilfield, items to reduce truck traffic, space saving items to reduce footprint, plant or biological solutions, air (especially methane detection or control), water, remote/distributed power, power management, advanced materials and chemicals. Companies selected to present on September 1 include:
• CoResource Solutions, LLC
• EcoVapor Recovery Systems
• Gas Recovery Partners
• GC Solutions, Inc.
• GHGSat Inc.
• mAIRsure LLC
• Oilfield Clean Energy Solutions, Inc.
• Pipeline Insert Technologies
• Red Hen Systems, LLC
• Sitricity LLC
• Timeli Corporation
"The Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge is one of CCIA's signature programs and is a proven technology pipeline for the oil and natural gas producers," said Chris Shapard, CCIA's executive director. "Together with partners from across the state and throughout the energy sector we are confident that this year'sfinalists will demonstrate cleantech's ability to answer technology challenges in the oil and natural gas industry."
In addition to industry partners, the 2016 Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge is supported by Wells Fargo Foundation, Consulate General of Canada in Denver, Colorado Energy Office, Altira, Sheridan Ross, and Rocky Mountain Institute. For more information about the Oil & Gas Cleantech Challenge, please
Founded in 2008, Colorado Cleantech Industries Association (CCIA) is a statewide organization dedicated to promoting Colorado's cleantech industries. CCIA impacts Colorado's policies, people, products and programs that drive expansion of a cleaner, cheaper, more efficient and secure energy economy. Through advocacy, public policy leadership, development and education, CCIA works to ensure that Colorado is a global cleantech leader. For more information, visit http://www.coloradocleantech.com.